Merging Minds

The Conceptual and Ethical Impacts of Emerging Technologies for Collective Minds

March 28, 2023

A growing number of technologies are currently being developed to improve and distribute thinking and decision-making. Rapid progress in brain-to-brain interfacing and swarming technologies promises to transform how we think about collective and collaborative cognitive tasks across domains, ranging from research to entertainment, and from therapeutics to military applications. As these tools continue to improve, we are prompted to monitor how they may affect our society on a broader level, but also how they may reshape our fundamental understanding of agency, responsibility, and other key concepts of our moral landscape.

Published in Neuroethics, Volume 16.

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Merging Minds

David Lyreskog

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